Heather L. Petridis, Ph.D.

Vice President for Graduate and Professional
Enrollment and Student Services

Email: hpetridis@apu.edu
Phone: (626) 815-4554

Heather Petridis, Ph.D., is responsible for leading Graduate and Professional Admissions, Graduate and Professional Student Financial Services, the Graduate and Professional Registrar, Graduate and Professional Student Support Services, Graduate and Professional Student Affairs, the Graduate and Professional Center, the Office of Military and Veterans Resources, the Office of Military and Veterans Outreach, and the university’s six regional centers located throughout Southern California.

Petridis serves on APU’s President’s Council, Academic Cabinet, and Administrative Cabinet, and chairs the Regional Center Strategic Design Team. Her leadership experience in higher education over the past 20 years spans private and for-profit education, career services, enrollment management, and regional center operations. Petridis earned a bachelor’s degree from Azusa Pacific University, an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management, and received her Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership. She resides in Rancho Cucamonga, California, and attends Water of Life Community Church with her husband and their two daughters.